Coastal Carolina University

103 Tom Trout Drive
Conway,
 South Carolina  
29526

General information

This campus is:
4 year
Public
Highest level of degree offered:
Advanced Degree
Student population
12,015
Student population: undergraduate
10,708
Primarily online?
No

Disability resource office

Accessibility and Disability Services
P.O. Box 261954
Conway,
 South Carolina  
29528-6054
Office phone
843-349-2503
Office email
egaspar@coastal.edu
Contact people
Name
Ebony McCray
Email
emmccray@coastal.edu
Telephone
843-349-2503
Job title or role
Testing Coordinator, Administrative Specialist
Number of full-time disability service staff
4.0
Number of students who have submitted disability documentation
400

Three most common types of disabilities disclosed by students to the disability resource office

  • Attention Deficit Hyperacticity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Specific learning disabilities
  • Psychiatric and disabilities related to mental and emotional health
Within the last three years, how common has it been for your institution and/or disability services provider to serve these specific populations of students with disabilities?
Students with low-incidence types of disabilities
GroupLevel of service
Autistic students (includes Asperger’s or autism spectrum) Commonly provided in the last three years
Commonly provided
Culturally Deaf students who use American Sign Language Not provided in the last three years
Not provided
Students with chronic health conditions and illness Commonly provided in the last three years
Commonly provided
Students with food allergies Commonly provided in the last three years
Commonly provided
Students with intellectual disabilities Not provided in the last three years
Not provided
Students with disabilities in advanced academics or interests
GroupLevel of service
Students in STEM fields, including health sciences Commonly provided in the last three years
Commonly provided
Professional and graduate students Provide occasionally in the last three years
Provided occasionally
Law students Not provided in the last three years
Not provided
NCAA athletes Provide occasionally in the last three years
Provided occasionally
Veterans Provide occasionally in the last three years
Provided occasionally

Disability accommodations and services

Accommodations for students with disabilities
Academic accommodations
GroupLevel of service
Notetaking Commonly provided in the last three years
Commonly provided
Test accomodations Commonly provided in the last three years
Commonly provided
Alternate formats (e.g.,e-text, large print) Provide occasionally in the last three years
Provided occasionally
Scribes Not provided in the last three years
Not provided
Readers Not provided in the last three years
Not provided
Assistive technology (e.g., screen readers, voice input) Commonly provided in the last three years
Commonly provided
Sign language interpreters Not provided in the last three years
Not provided
CART or C-Print Provide occasionally in the last three years
Provided occasionally
Programmatic accommodations
GroupLevel of service
Course substitutions Provide occasionally in the last three years
Provided occasionally
Priority registration Provide occasionally in the last three years
Provided occasionally
Reduced courseload Provide occasionally in the last three years
Provided occasionally
Medical leave Not provided in the last three years
Not provided
Accommodations in residence halls Commonly provided in the last three years
Commonly provided
Other accommodations
GroupLevel of service
Dietary accommodations for meal plans Provide occasionally in the last three years
Provided occasionally
Service animals or emotional support animals Provide occasionally in the last three years
Provided occasionally
Accommodations and services for institution-sponsored study abroad programs Not provided in the last three years
Not provided
Accommodations and services for internships, externships, field placements, or other for-credit off-campus work experiences Commonly provided in the last three years
Commonly provided

Campus accessibility and resources

Campus access
GroupLevel of service
Student health services Somewhat accessible
Somewhat accessible
Counseling and psychological services Somewhat accessible
Somewhat accessible
The library(ies) Completely accessible
Completely accessible
Institution websites Generally not accessible
Not accessible
Recreation and athletic facilities Somewhat accessible
Somewhat accessible
Student union or other main building designated for students to socialize Somewhat accessible
Somewhat accessible
Main academic buildings where most undergraduates would attend classes Somewhat accessible
Somewhat accessible
Entertainment, theater, and event facilities Generally not accessible
Not accessible
On-campus transportation Completely accessible
Completely accessible
Nearby off-campus transportation Generally not accessible
Not accessible
Residence halls Completely accessible
Completely accessible
Key administrative offices (e.g., financial aid, registration, multi-cultural affairs, students services, career counseling) Somewhat accessible
Somewhat accessible
Sexual assault services and reporting mechanisms Completely accessible
Completely accessible
Security and saftety programs (e.g., late-night escort services on campus) Somewhat accessible
Somewhat accessible

Policies and procedures related to students with disabilities

  • Standardized or recommended syllabus statements regarding disability accommodations
  • Emergency evacuation procedures include plans for students with disabilities
  • Formal grievance policies and procedures for students with complaints about campus disability access
  • Grievance procedures for students with complaints about the disability resource office

Types of counseling and psychological services available at the institution

  • Short-term counseling (e.g., 10 session limit)
  • Support groups
  • Online mental health services, trainings or supports
  • Cross-campus behavioral, mental health, or crisis team(s)
  • Campus-based chaplains

General Campus Resources

  • Food shelf or food pantry
  • Services for veterans with disabilities

Academics and campus climate for students with disabilities

Courses or degree programs

  • No specialized degree programs or courses are offered at this institution

Student organizations related to disability, Deafness, or ASL

  • Neurodiversity Advisory Council
  • ASL Club
How often does your institution have public events or activities related to disability, culturally Deaf people, or ASL?
About once each year